Elegant Zucchini and Tomatoes

Elegant Zucchini and Tomatoes


"This is a quick and easy vegetable dish my mother made frequently, using vegetables fresh from our garden. Almost any type of cheese can be substituted if your family doesn't care for blue cheese."


25 m servings 72 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 72 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 4.6 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.4g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 131 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place bacon in a large skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown. Crumble, and return to pan. Add zucchini, onion, and salt to the bacon; cook, stirring frequently, until zucchini is tender-crisp. Add tomato wedges, basil, and ground black pepper; heat, stirring gently, until tomatoes are warm.
  2. Using a slotted spoon, transfer vegetable mixture to a serving bowl. Top with crumbled blue cheese.
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  1. 36 Ratings


I have been making this for 40 years. Not quite the same recipe however. I use one can of diced tomatoes instead of fresh...oregano instead of basil...and FRESH parmesan cheese. People who dis...

This an excellent recipe. One point though, be careful not to over cook or vegatables will become soggy.

This recipe is fabulous! I added a splash of balsalmic vinegar when adding the tomatoes and it added a yummy contrast to the blue cheese and some nice color contrast for an attractive dish. MM...

try this with gorgonzola and fire roasted tomatoes.........

I really liked this. I made a couple of changes based upon what was in the fridge. I used fresh basil instead dried, turkey bacon and ff feta cheese instead of blue. I did think it needed a bit ...

This is a delicious recipe! Great way to use local fresh veggies. I made as written other than subbing parm for the blue cheese at the end. Another reviewer suggested adding a splash of balsamic...

Great recipe. I made some modifications. First of all, I did not use the bacon at all. For frying I used olive oil. I used yellow onions, minced garlic (lots), a dash of balsamic vinegar, an...

Very tasty. I used fresh basil and soy bacon cooked on the side

Very bland and watery. Not enough seasoning or flavor. Good idea, but needs a lot of expanding.